Here is the list that I promised of states and where they stand on the interest issue. Because this is really very short and sweet, look for my BONUS blog also posted today.
States that routinely charge interest on child support arrears:
States that sometimes charge interest on arrears:
P.S. I know that Guam is not a state but I do get clients from there so I added it to the list.
Simone Spence is an author and renowned expert on child support collection. With the mantra “Knowledge is power,” she authored Deadbeats, What Responsible Parents Need to Know about Collecting Child Support and through her firm Child Support Solutions, has assisted nearly 10,000 custodial parents in collecting more than $11,000,000 in child support arrears. Simone Spence is an author, speaker, and has been a child support consultant and coach for over 10 years. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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